Arrest

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Hong Kong police arrest Next Digital founder Jimmy Lai

April 18, 2020 11:04 AM ET

Taipei, April 18, 2020--The Committee to Protect Journalists called on Hong Kong authorities to drop all charges against Jimmy Lai, founder and chair of Next Digital, following his arrest this afternoon alongside other pro-democracy advocates on suspicion of participating...

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Uttar Pradesh police arrest third Nation Live journalist on accusations of 'defaming' chief minister

June 13, 2019 3:55 PM ET

New Delhi, June 13, 2019--Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath should immediately intervene and instruct state police to cease arresting journalists under defamation accusations after news reports of a new arrest earlier this week, the Committee to Protect Journalists...

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Mexico must identify mastermind in murder of Javier Valdez Cárdenas

April 24, 2018 1:19 PM ET

Mexico City, April 24, 2018--The Committee to Protect Journalists today welcomed the arrest of a suspect in the murder case of Mexican journalist Javier Valdez Cárdenas. At a press conference today, police named the alleged accomplice to the 2017...

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